Welcome to Francesc's Blog

A Staff Android Engineer from Vancouver

State management is one of the most important features of any app. Choosing the right architecture from the get go is important as architectural changes become very expensive once the app has been built. Thefore, making sure the architecture we choose is able to support the app and scale  as the...

Sep 18th, 2023

In this short article we will learn how to use the new anchoredDraggable modifier released with Jetpack Compose Foundation 1.6.0-alpha01 .

June 22nd, 2023

In today's article we will learn how to create a custom gradle plug-in that automates the build number on our apps on the CI/CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment), and how to update the GitHub workflows to leverage it.

May 1st, 2023

In today's article we will learn how to create a ticker board, reminiscent of the boards that used to adorn train stations and airports, and that can still be seen in some of those today

March 4th, 2023

In today’s article we’ll learn how to navigate between screens on a Jetpack Compose app using a solution different from the one suggested by Google in their documentation, while still using the Navigation library from the Android Architecture Components.

January 12th, 2023

In today’s post we will learn how to implement an animated drawer with a couple of different animation effects, what we are after is showcased in the 2 GIFs below, where, as the drawer slides in from the left side, the main content resizes and either moves to the right or slides behind the drawer.

November 24th, 2022